What have SVACE faculty members been up to? We have exciting updates from Dina Kantor, Steve Brodner, Matt Rota, and Grant Shaffer!
Natasha Chuk, “Vanishing Points” (l); Dina Kantor, “Water Tower, Treece, KS,” 2012 (r)
Dina Kantor converses with arts writer Natasha Chuk on Feb 15, to discuss the themes of Chuk’s recently published book Vanishing Points, and Kantor’s images from the series Treece, which are featured in the book. This event is free and open to the public, hosted by MFA Photo, Video and Related Media and Visual and Critical Studies.
“Presidents” by Steve Brodner
Steve Brodner will speak at the Norman Rockwell Museum on Feb 19. He will discuss Presidents, his new book in progress, which will explore the significant events of the administrations of president William McKinley to the present.
Matt Rota at Society of Illustrators
Matt Rota won a Silver Medal for the Editorial Category from the Society of Illustrators for his illustrations for ProPublica. At the reception, he gave a brief speech about his work. Read our interview with Matt about his book here.
Image: Grant Shaffer
Grant Shaffer illustrated Three Magic Balloons, a children’s book presented by Juliana Marguiles, whose father wrote it for her and her sisters when they were children. The book is slated for release in May.
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